ANAHEIM (AP) — Kaiser Permanente has warned 49,000 patients that a computer flash drive containing some of their private details has gone missing from the Anaheim Medical Center.
The health care provider says the drive was reported missing in September from a secure area of the nuclear medicine department and may have been misplaced.READ MORE: See Who Won During The Golden Globe Awards
The drive was a backup that contained unencrypted data on patient names, birth dates and medication details — but not Social Security numbers. Patients were notified of the loss last week.READ MORE: 2 Riverside Co. Sheriff's Deputies Recovering After Being Hit By Delivery Van; 2 Women Killed
Kaiser Permanente says there’s no reason to believe the information has been used for criminal activity but it’s asked patients to review their medical statements to be sure the information hasn’t been misused.MORE NEWS: Video: Multiple Trees Fall On Homes, Leading To Injuries During Severe Winds
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